Father drowns whereas making an attempt to save lots of his 2 kids swept out to…

Jessica Flores, USA TODAY
Published 8:00 p.m. ET Jan. 4, 2021 | Updated 8:03 p.m. ET Jan. 4, 2021

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A person drowned on Sunday at a California seashore whereas trying to save lots of his two younger kids, who’re lacking and presumed useless, authorities mentioned.

Crews on Monday had been nonetheless trying to find the 4-year-old boy and 7-year-old lady after their father, Michael Wyman, drowned whereas making an attempt to save lots of them at Blind Beach in Sonoma County.

The mom instructed officers that she and her household had been close to the water’s edge or partway within the water when a wave knocked them over, Monte Rio Fire Chief Steve Baxman instructed the Press Democrat of Santa Rosa.

“The kids got swept in, so dad went in to get them and managed to grab his son but he, they were swept out and mom was knocked to her knees, but she was able to get out,” Baxman instructed KTVU-TV.

Sonoma County Sheriff’s Department Lt. Michael Raasch instructed ABC7 News {that a} pal and the spouse of Wyman, 40, dragged his physique out of the water.

We proceed to assist State Parks seek for lacking 4 and 6 yr previous at Blind Beach. The surf could be very harmful – please don’t come out right here to attempt to assist. Man who drowned yesterday is Michael Wyman, 40, Petaluma. Our sincerest condolences to his household. pic.twitter.com/FujovDnd3m

— Sonoma Sheriff (@sonomasheriff) January 4, 2021

“When the cavalry received right here, we had been trying to find the youngsters, we discovered a pair of footwear that washed up, and a jacket, however no signal of youngsters.

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